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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 July 1899

SCHOOL AND CHURCH. There are US schools of music alone ?8 Berlin. There are over 5,000 students of n? *ic in London. Of every ICO school children in Lon? don 05 leave school between, their 10th and 11th years. At the annual meeting- of the Ger? man Baptist Brethren (Dunkards) at Roaoke, Va., there were 0,000 delegates present. Since the pope issued his letter to the English people four years ago .10,000 Anglicans have joined the Roman Cath? olic church. For several years the Church Exten? sion society of the Methodist Episco? pal church has furnished aid for tile erection of two churches a day. The new chapel recently dedicated at Wellesly college is the gift of Cle? ment S. Ilougtou and Elizabeth G. Hougliton as a memorial for their father, William S. Hougliton. The old schoolhouse in East Iladdam, Conn., in which Nathan Hale taught the year after his graduation at Vale, is to be preserved by a patriotic so? ciety. The First Presbyterian church of Yonkers, Dr. George 1'. Pent roost...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 30 July 1899

DISTINGUISHED VISITORS. OK AMl> OFFICERS OF THE ELKS EN? TERTAINED IN NEWPOKT NEWS. A Change la th? Program. Social Post poned Uutil Tuesday Night to Ac? commodate the Norfolk Lodge. Three of the officers of the Grand Lodge of Eiks of the United States, who will meet at Old Point next week for the purpose of considering certain matters demanding their attention, have arrived and' yesterday they were the guests of the Newport News Elks. The officers 'who were here yesterday are Grand Secretary Geo. A. Reynolds, of Saginaw, Mich., and Grand Trustees. H. W. Mears, of Baltimore: and 3. D. O'Shea, of Lynn. Mass. They were ac companied by several other members of the order from 'the large cities. The party arrived yesterday at Old Point, where it took quarters at the Chamberlin Hotel. iPast Exalted Ruler J. lA. Hirshberg. of Newport News Lodge. No. 315, was at the depot yesterday when the train arrived and lie soon had ISecre'tary Reynolds in hand. The rest of the big Elks reac...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

VOL. IV. 180_ A DREADED VISITOR Yellow Fever Makes Its Appear? ance at the Soldiers' Home, FORTY VETER4NS STRICKEN i Extraordinary Precautions Taken to Pre? vent the Spread of the Disease. Her? culean Lahor Performed by the Newport News An'horities. f -? The dread scourge, yellow fever, has crept like a thief in the night into the Soldiers' Home, at 'Phoebus, about eight or ten miles from here. This is now news to no one. The an? nouncement has already been spread from one end of the continent to the other. The disease was first detected Fri? day. That is to say, so far as is known, its first victim was claimed Friday, but the cause of the death of the man?an old soldier?was not discovered until after an autopsy, nor was it confirm? ed until passed upon by a government tut pert. The latest news from the Home was received at midnight last night when it was stated that there had been thir? ty-three cases and six deaths, with no new cases or deaths yesterday. Official information from ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

IN HAMPTON TOWN Transformstion from Tranquslity to Turmoil. DAYS OF 1855 RECALLED Oailireak of Tellvw Ffver atilic Soldi'rs' Home Throws tiie Community Into ? State nf Intense KxctUmcnt. Prompt Action Taken. W (Special to the Daily Press.) HAMPTON. VA., July 31.?Not since 18;.5, when Norfolk was visited by yep low fever, has this section oT Virginia and. in fact, the whole State, becri worked ui> to such a high pilch of i x citernent as it was when the fact ber carhe known, Sunday evening, that Hit scourge had a'galn made its appearance here. This time it is just one mile- from Hampton and has broken out among the old veterans, who wore the '?blue" in the Civil war. Little clid the average citizen think Sunday morning that ere the close of the day Hampton would be entirely shut off from communication with Hie outside world. Such, however, was tin. case su'id yesterday it had the nppunr ?inee, of a town which had been partial ly, dcsMrtod. In the Home there are thirty-thre...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

Plans Being Laid for a Mentors* hie Celebration. MFET5NQ OF THE UNION Ccmmlttrt Appointed and General I'm gtatn Ontlloert, i'rocc^tjlr. jjo lu t>o ta-l. Barnera Orgvtieo. stre' lng? ?. J.I tuwt Night. -.??' ' art adjourned meeting of ihfe Cen? tral ptbbr Union of thb city, held at Kelsfteld's.. Hall* last night, it was de? rided to. ask the C?-operation of all the Jiniivns- In ?* l*rbor Day celebration tu be. hr-Yd <n this city. ? TfiiP following program was outlined, *ub>;<-t tu ratification by the different fcuilons: A general parade in the morning, fol - lowed by speaking and sports, probably on the Casino grounds, in the afternoon, ??vl a Labor Day ball at night. The following committee was ap? pointed : Machinists?J. 15. Flynn and J. F. McMuIlen, Joiners-dno. T. Shaw and ?. J. Mo Catty, Pflcriters?W. T. Plerman and J, L. Gootee. Boiler Makers?Frank D. Moran and V. O'Connor. Pattern 'Makers?Jos. Dunn and Hobt. Rash.-mn. Printers?E. L. ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

DAILY C. E. TIIACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY. BY THE Daily Press Company P06T0FFICE BUILDING. COPT FOR CIIA'NGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BJ3 IN BY 0 1'. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT 1SSUB OF TUB PAPER. Entered at the Newport News, Va., Postofflce Eta second-class matter. TUESDAY. AUG I "ST 1, ISM. FEVER SITUATION. The Newport .News Board of Health is to congratulated upon the energetic and prompt manner in which it re? sponded to the remarkable demands made upon it on account of the yellow fever scare at the Soldiers' Home. Every step necessary for the protection of the city was taken without unnec? essary delay, and if the net results of the day may be accepted as a criterion there is little danger that thLs city -will be infected by the dread scourge. The faulty diagnosis by which the disease was permitted to run several days he fore its nature was discovered was most unfortunate, but inasmuch as there is little communication witli tile Home ho...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

HAMP1 AUGUST (OES FREE No Evidence to Show That He Killed Minnie Fargo. THE CASE TRIED YESTERDAY The Hanfcerchlef Kot Coutldcred Sutllcleiit Proor of His Guilt and Ho Jb Dis? charged. An Old Colored Man's Fatal Fall. ?Louis August, the soldier who was arrested two weeks ago, charged with the murder of Minnie Forgo, the col? ored woman so Brutally slain in Phoe? bus, was given a hearing in the Phoe? bus Police Court Saturday evening be? fore Justice L. P. 'Furness, who dis? missed the ease, owing to the lack of evidence against August. The only witness against August was James Mack, who found the dead ?woman on the night of the murder. His testimony brought out nothing new in the mysterious affair, and was along the line of that already given in tin Daily Press. As will be remembered. August was arrested on the day after the murder by Constable W. It. Williams. The evidence upon which he was arrested was. the fact that the handkerchief taken from Minnie Fargo's throat cor? responded ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

MARKET REPORTS. ?- A i i *? !" NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. July 31.?There were a number of depressing influences brought to bear on the slock market today an 1 prices opened lower, but later there was a rally, and the close was strong. .Most conspicuous of the depressing influ? ences was the reported outbreak of yellow fever at the Hampton, Va.. Sol? diers' Home. The group of railroads liable to suffer from the yellow fever epidemic and subsequent quarantine have been favorites in the recent sp em? ulation, especially on the part of Lon? don. A set-Pack to them', therefor.:, was calculated to have a far reaching influence in the general list. Louisville! and Nashville did in faci open down 1 % and the Norfolk and Western stocks Southern Hail way and Chesapeake and Ohio were also depressed'and ruled lie low Saturday's level all day, only re-j covering in the late dealings. The ex? hibit of tlie associate,l banks in the Sat? urday's statement also had some un? favorable influence...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

SOW NOVELS ARE JUDGEIX Jttaanscrlpta Arc Head by Tbree Kie? perts Before Deine Fnssed Upon. With the advance of education the number of men and women aspiring- to authorship increases. Chicago seems to Tjc particularly prolific in this line. Not a day passes but the book publishers in this city reject manuscripts by the .dozen. But still they come, the num? ber seeming to increase in proportion to the number of rejections. "Since 1 lie first of the year I have averaged about "18 novels a day," sr.'ul a quiet-looking gentleman to a reporter. The quiet looking gentleman holds the position of reader in one of the largest book-pub? lishing houses in Chicago, and lie was referring to the works of fiction upon 'which lie passed sentence daily. "Of course, I don't pretend to read that many novels," he continued, "for the availability of near]}- three-f?urths of all the manuscripts we.receive can be determined in the first few pages, if the start is hopelessly bad it would be folly to waste...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 1 August 1899

BURNED TO DEATH. Fatol Accident to Little Hazel 6lmm? Haturday Evening' >Hazel Simms, the 2-year-old child of Joseph W. 'Simms, residing at No. "19 Thirty-seventh street, was seriously hurned Saturday evening. While play? ing with ma'tches she set lire to her clothing and was enveloped in dames. She died Trom tin- effect of the burns yesterday morning at S:30 o'clock. "THE KISSING BUG." (Norfoik Public Ledger.) There's a little mischief-maker who is robbing half our pleasures With his predatory, osculating way; "Jack, the Kisser." isn't in it with evanscent tyrant Who considers rosy lips and cheeks his prey. Oh! maidens fair and painty, with your lips so "cherry-'bimic." You're the victims that his bugshlp doth elect. So keep your eyes wide open, ever ready lo do battle. Or he'll Hobsonizc you when you least expect. This insinuating villlan must be met and dealt with harshly? We must each assist to put the des? pot down. Or this foreign competition without any opposition ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

I Associated | > Press <; | Dispatches, f VOL. IV. 181 PUBLIC SENTIMENT Demanded and Obtained Change in Status of the Situation. AN ACTING HEALTH OFFICER Appointed to Replace Dr. BBgby.SuKpend ed at the Brhegt of the Council. Kxcltlug Scenes at the Council Sleet n<*. Another holt has fallen from a clear sky. Tin- people of Newport News, or a part of them, got mad yesterday?an? gered at the way the authorities were managing the quarantine against the yellow fever. As a result. Dr. J. P.. Bagby. presi? dent of the Hoard of Health, has been suspended indefinitely by the mayor at the behest of t'he council, the hoard has been reorganized, and the work of protecting the city is proceeding along more vigorous lines. The quarantine that has been called absolute and has been referred to as a cordon by which none couid pass, has been made absolute and complete. Public sentiment demanded that there should be no 'trilling with a situation so seriious, no carele...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

General Summing Up of the I Situation on the Peninsula. I VAST IMPROVEMENT LOCALLY I Tlij-eo New Curs at the Home and Ooe Death. Scuuricd lu Flioeuua. tlotrls Closed L'p. Biulnr.a Injured. Sticet Cara ^ topped. As the Daily Press goes to press this morning it can foe staled positively that s.i far as Newport News is con? cerned, the situation as regards rite fignt to keep yellow fever out of the city is vastly improved. Tlie Board of Health has been reor? ganize.! and men ate at the helm who spent all of last night in action. Dr. S. W. Flobson is acting health ofllcer, and associated with him is Mr. B. G. liickf.itd. .me of flic most promi? nent citizens of the city. They are lei ting no grass grow under their feet. The most stringent orders have been issued and are being enforced to the letter. The cordon around the city will be strengthened this morning so that it cannot be broken. The guards will be armed witli shot guns and told to use them if necessary, regardless of conse? que...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

SQUABBLE IN SAMOA Commissioners Abolish Kingship and President, DESIRE FOR ANNEXATION Gtriuau ]Preild?nt of municipal Council Wuxts Wrath Because He is Nut Per mit 'cd 10 Act an Chief Justice, aia'oafa Serlou-ly 111. (By Telegraph.) APIA, SAMOA, July 26. via Auck? land. Aug. 1.?At a meeting of the Sa mcan commissioners both parties sign? ed an agreement abolishing the king? ship and president, and agreeing to an administrator with a legislative council of three tripartite nominees. Tile commissioners left here on board the United Stales transport Badger, July IS. At a meeting of the Malietoa party the speakers expressed a desire for an? nexation as the best solution of tin? questions in dispute, but they did not set forth by what country they desired to be annexed. United States Consul Osborne will net as chief justice. Dr. Solf. the-German president of the municipal council, claimed the tight to act as chief jus? tice tinder the treaty, but the commis? sion withholding i ts unanimo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

C. E. TITACKER, Editor and Manager. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING EXCEPT MONDAY/. BY THE Dallv Press Company POSTOPFICE BUILDING. COPY FOR CHANGES OF CON? TRACT ADS MUST BE IN BY 0 P. M. TO INSURE APPEARANCE IN NEXT ISSUE OF THE PAPER. Entered at the Newport Newa, Va., Fostoftlce aa second-class) matter. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 2. ISM. CLEAN I TP THE CITY. Now that the yellow fever has gotten beyond the limits of the Soldiers' Home there is all the more reason why a rigid quarantine should be maintained against the infected district. The only way in which the epidemic may be pre? vented from assuming alarming pro? portions is to keep it. in bounds, where the United States authorities can deal with it in a logical and effective man? ner. In the meantime, the efforts of the Health Department to place the city in a proper sanitary condition should be seconded by every citizen of Newport News. Not only the streets, but the back yards and even the rooms of private houses should receive such a cleani...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

HAMP1 Three Cases of Fever in That Town. OFFICER MASTIN A VICTIM Encouraging Statement from Governor Woodfin a* to tha Situation st Sol? dler?' Home. Hampton's Bui leu Farallzed. Mr. Samuel Stkmr cmfwyp pyfb (Special to the Daily Press.) HAMPTON, AUGUST 1. 1S90. Governor Woodfin gave out this statement tonight regarding the fever situation in the Sohllers' Home: "There has only been one new case of fever today and no deaths. There was. however, one death trorn the dis? ease during the night before. Tins makes a total of thirty-seven eases since the scourge broke out. wit'h seven deaths. The Home people are all get? ting along n'icely. and ithe authorities now believe Uhey will soon succeed in wiping out the disease. We have there fear of the .-coiirge should it "break out in Phoebus than we d'o of it as long as it remains in lite Home. As soon as a patient is found suffering from the dis? ease 'he is removed to the hospital. Those nuwX^the hospital are doing well and several are str...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

MARKET REPORTS. s -? % ,???> NEW YORK STOCK MARKET. NEW YORK. Aug. 1.?Today's stork market began strong, but the bullish sentiment became exhausted and the close was lower than last night's. The declines extended to a point oath in Burlington and Pennsylvania and from 1 to 2 points in the leading industrials. Soon after the opening, realizing stiles ?were made on a large scale, operators Viking advantage of heavy commission house demand to take the profits made on the recent rise. The outside buying and the realizing seemed about equally balanced for a time but the weight of the selling prov? ed too much for the market t" carry and prices of railroads gave way. The softness nf the market moved the pro? fessional operators to turn to the short side, after having realize.i. and they al taeked values vigorously in the after? noon, wiping out pra'etically all of the gains in the specialties and carrying the railroads generally a sharp fraction below last night. There wer.- so...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

(Continued from first page.) passes. At the Board of Health meet- j ing it Avas understood that live persons, working here and living between here] and Hampton should be allowed to come iii today and reftnain here. All, the watchmen were instructed that all' the permits expired at noon." ! Chairman Powell?"Dr. P.agby, did you accept pay for passes?" Dr. Bagby?''I did. Do you expect me to work for nothing?" A voice?""What are you paid for?" Dr. Bagby?"Not for making out cer? tificates. I would further state that al (5 o/'elock yesterday afternoon about fifty or sity men came to my otTlce for passes. I did not get a cent for them. Tilings were in such a muddle that we did not know just where we were at." After sonic further discussion Dr. Bagby concluded: "I would just like to say this. If I am a prisoner at the bar and am being tried, the audience and not the jury are the ones from whom you expect a ver? dict.'" Mr. Ford said that in order to restore] confidence, and with so much a: ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 2 August 1899

NOTES OF SHIPPING. Items or Interest to Mariners Gathered | from Everywhere. A cry has gone up trom ail over the country on account of 'the famine of material for ship construction. As in nearly all other branches of the steel and iron industry, it is not a matter of price, but a question in nearly every case of getting the material at any cost. Prices spoken of In some cases range from $50 to $00 a ton for ship plate at ! ?the mill, as -against little more than $10] a ton before the "boom" came on. There are not, of course, any big orders I being placed at these figures, and 'in fact there are really no transactions of j any account at any price. The manu? facturer who has small lots of material! to offer for early delivery can get al-1 most any figure he may ask for ii Orders placed in advance of these ex treme conditions have of late been de layed more than ever. In a number of I cases keels have not been laid simply] because material to proceed has be lacking and there can be no...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

$ Associated 1 I Press I I Dispatches, f VOL. IV, 182 Newport News the Best Pro. tected City in the State, THE TENSION RELIEVED Two Important Meetings or the Board or Health. Special Session of the Coun? cil Today. Business Men's Association. thorn, however, tha provisions ami coal trains from Richlind might be run through whenoveqt could be so ar? ranged, but thatlhey must not stop either going downor coming back. SUSPICIOl'SHAKACTKK. A Veteran Chuckei Across the Quaran? tine Line whout Ceremony. Yesterday a.tt .?as caught loa til k?s brought up The 'man was Is Don an old soldier |about the streets IP the courthouse and from; then- sent ^oss the line out int tin- county. Irunk and told half ' Newport News, so far as yellow fever is concerned, is the best protected cit> in tlie State. Every precaution conceivable by the brain has been taken, and head, heart and hand are making those precautions effective. It would appear that there is abso? lutely no cause for the slighte...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Daily Press — 3 August 1899

A REAL QUARANTINE Many Representative Citizens Volunteer Their Services. MILITARY LINE ESTABLISHED Comnetr Ml :imt I'lilrlutln Ilusluess Men Place Themselves Under Mr. Hick ford's Ordern. Namen of Volun? teers. It Jt nf Orders. %r - The quarantine lias been thoroughly organized and is as nearly perfect as possible. There is no foolishness about it. The city lias been surrounded by a cordon Which not only separates it from all outlying territory, but also f rinnt the water. The entire water front is under patrol 'by land as Well as by water. The quarantine line has been divided into two divisions, the water-front be? ing undeV Captain C. C. Berkeley, the other section running through the inte? rior being under City .Sergeant 12. W. EUilstcad. These divisions have been subdivided Into three sections each, the sections being in charge of capable na n occupy? ing the positions of captains. Under them are Ohe privates. Col J. ('. Baker, formerly of the Sec? ond Virginia regi.nt, is chief...

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